- this week

Gender: Male Origin of Rye: English, diminutive of Ryder, or word name Meaning of Ryder: British surname, "cavalryman, messenger"

The name Rye is a boy's name of English, Polish origin. Rye and is often added to user-created lists like A List of Trendy Old Fashioned Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Rye has the potential to become the masculine version of Rue - a short and sweet name for nature lovers (and whisky fans too!).

Find other names based on Rye using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Rye

Rye Barcott, social entrepreneur and author of the memoir It Happened on the Way to War
Rye Beaumont, English singer of boy band RoadTrip
Rye Rye, stage name of Ryeisha Berrain, American female rapper

Pop Culture References for the name Rye

Rye, a wheatlike cereal plant, a grain.
Rye Gerhardt, character on TV's 'Fargo'.